Accounting Courses

AC
501
Hours
3
Basic Acctg Managrl Finan Cont

Study of the fundamentals of financial accounting. Attention is given to the interpretation and uses of information contained in financial statements.

AC
502
Hours
3
Acctng Management Decisions

Study of the fundamentals of managerial accounting. Attention is given to the use of accounting by business managers.

Prerequisite(s): AC 501
AC
506
Hours
3
Concepts Financial Managrl Acc

Basic accounting concepts and procedures with an emphasis on the use of accounting information by business managers.

AC
512
Hours
3
Adv Financial Reporting/Analys

Advanced topics in financial accounting and reporting considered from a practical and theoretical perspective.

AC
515
Hours
3
Current Issues in the Accounting Profession

This course is for accounting students who are returning from a spring internship.

AC
523
Hours
3
Business Valuatn Perform Measm

The analysis of accounting information for purposes of valuing businesses for investment, credit, and related decisions.

AC
532
Hours
3
Corp Governance Risk Assessmt

Advanced study of standards, concepts, procedures, and professional ethics underlying governance and the provision of assurance services.

AC
534
Hours
3
Fraud & Ethics Risk Management

Advanced study of the forensic accounting profession, fraud prevention, detection, and investigation, and the character needed to manage ethical challenges.

AC
544
Hours
3
Financial Statement Analysis

Discussion of a common framework for the analysis of general purpose financial statement information. Includes discussions of the accounting process and availability of financial information, selected intermediate and advanced accounting concepts, required disclosures, modeling & valuation implications, and various analytical techniques available to the investment professional.

AC
547
Hours
3
Data Analytics for Accounting

A study of applied data analysis with an emphasis on accounting and business settings. The course will focus on tools and techniques used to draw insights from and solve problems with data.

AC
548
Hours
3
Financial Statement Analysis

Discussion and application of a common framework for the analysis of general purpose financial statement information for a variety of contexts. Includes discussions of the accounting process, availability and relevance of financial information, analytical implications of selected intermediate and advanced accounting concepts, required disclosures, and various analytical techniques available to the accounting or finance professional.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program or permission of the instructor.
AC
556
Hours
3
Governmental Nonprofit Account

Special features of budgetary and fund accounting as applied to municipalities, other governmental units, and institutions such as schools and hospitals.

AC
561
Hours
3
Accounting Business Management

Concepts and procedures employed in developing and using accounting information for management decisions.

AC
568
Hours
3
Accounting for Income Taxes

A course to prepare tax preparers and auditors to accurately determine a company's income tax provision, related deferred tax account balances and income tax footnote.

AC
575
Hours
3
Taxn Corp Shareholders

A study of federal income tax problems of corporations and the relationships of these problems to the tax problems of the corporate shareholder.

AC
576
Hours
3
Adv Corporate Taxation

A study of the tax accounting problems relating to corporate organizations, commonly controlled corporations, and consolidated tax returns.

Prerequisite(s): AC 471
AC
578
Hours
3
Partnership Taxation

Designed to explore, in depth, the taxation of the formation, operation, and disposition of partnerships and LLCs. In addition, a brief review of the taxation of S corporations is presented.

AC
582
Hours
3
State And Local Taxation

This course is designed to provide an overview of the key state and local tax considerations for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. With the significant changes enacted in a number of states as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and the CARES Act and the Supreme Court Wayfair decision, tax professionals need the skills which will enable them to competently gather facts, locate applicable state and local tax law, analyze the facts in light of the relevant law, and present the findings both orally and in writing.

AC
589
Hours
3
Systems Analysis & Control

Examination of information systems development and control issues from the perspective of ensuring relevance, reliability, and security of business systems and information.

AC
592
Hours
3
Accounting Internship

No description available.

AC
593
Hours
3
Res & Communicatn Taxation

A study of tax research procedures, documentation of research, and presentation of research findings.

AC
597
Hours
1-6
Special Topics In Accounting

No description available.

AC
610
Hours
3
Intro Accounting Res I

Study of the production of accounting research, with specific focus on the scientific method. Intensive focus on problem identification and communication, and theory and hypothesis development.

AC
620
Hours
3
Acctg Research Sem I

Study of advanced research methods with intensive focus on design and method development, data analysis, and interpretation of results.

AC
630
Hours
3
Archival Acctg Research

Study of the archival accounting research literature.

AC
640
Hours
3
Experimental Acctg Research

Study of the experimental accounting research literature.

AC
650
Hours
3
Directed Research

Examination of the literature and methodology associated with a specific research topic. Directed focus on development of second-year paper.

AC
691
Hours
3
Research Practicum I

Development of a first year project under the supervision of a faculty member. Resulting papers are presented at a departmental research workshop.

AC
692
Hours
3
Research Practicum II

Development of a second-year research project under the supervision of a faculty member. Resulting papers are presented at a departmental research workshop.

AC
698
Hours
1
Research Colloquim Series

Participation in a research colloquium series involving scholars from top academic institutions.

AC
699
Hours
1-15
Dissertation Research

This independent research course partially fulfills required doctoral-level research dissertation hours toward the doctoral degree. Under the guidance of their dissertation advisor, students conduct research toward the completion of their doctoral dissertation. Employing various research techniques and methodologies, students work on theoretical and/or applied research topics with the aim of making a novel contribution to the field.